Category: Personal Development

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Consider a coach

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The world’s top athletes have coaches to help them perform even better. You should consider a coach for your personal development. A good coach can help you do two important things better and earlier than you’re likely to do them for yourself. A good coach can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. A  »  Read More

Do introverts or extroverts make better leaders?

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It doesn’t matter whether introverts or extroverts make better leaders. Sure, we can have a spirited discussion about whether introverts or extroverts make better leaders. That’s great if you’re having a few drinks with friends or sitting on the porch on a hot summer evening. It’s great if you’re writing a paper  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Get a Leadership Development Buddy

  |   Personal Development

Many people who exercise have a workout buddy they go to the gym and work out with. Runners have running buddies. Those buddies increase the likelihood that you’ll exercise or run on days when you’d rather sit on the couch and eat pizza. They develop along with you so you’re sharing similar problems and  »  Read More

No One Starts Out Great

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How many people do you know who are great at something? I spent my life talking to people like that. You might recognize some names, but you wouldn’t recognize most of them. Those people have two things in common. First, they’re great at something. They’re great executives and first-line supervisors. The great ones  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Track your own performance

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Don’t depend on someone else to tell you how you’re doing. Don’t depend only on your gut-sense either. Track your performance on key indicators to improve your results. Track your performance on the items on your To Do list. Track key activities that you know lead to success. Track your Key Performance  »  Read More

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